One Injured In Wheatland Township Crash

One person was injured in a single-vehicle traffic accident in Wheatland Township Monday morning.  Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to East Bacon Road, near North Waldron Road, around 7:45 am.  They say 30 year-old Shiana James, of Osseo, was eastbound on East Bacon when her vehicle had a mechanical failure, causing her to lose control.  The car left the […]

State’s Jobless Numbers Decline Again

Analysts say Michigan’s job market improved significantly in April, marking several months of improvement– The state’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate for April was 3.8-percent, which was down from 4.1 percent the previous month–  That’s according to data released Thursday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget.  Wayne Rourke of the Bureau of Labor Market Information said there was […]

Hillsdale Airport Celebrates 60th “Birthday”

The Hillsdale Municipal Airport will celebrate its 60th Anniversary on Friday and the public is invited to take part.  Current Airport Manager Ginger Moore was there the day the airport opened!!!–on May 19, 1963. Moore told WCSR her family lived near the site of the newly constructed facility. Her uncle was a pilot–and Opening Day was her first opportunity to […]

Changes Coming To Health Department COVID-19 Services

With the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, officials with the Branch-Hillsdale-Saint Joseph Community Health Agency have announced changes to the COVID-19 testing services and COVID-19 vaccination scheduling. Effective May 30, the agency will discontinue in-person COVID-19 testing at the Coldwater and Hillsdale locations. A self-service kiosk which offers PCR lab and At-Home testing kits is still operating at […]

City Council Sends Controversial Rule Back To Committee

After a lengthy public hearing, the Hillsdale City Council voted, Monday, to send a controversial No Camping ordinance back to the Public Safety Committee for some changes.  Monday’s public hearing involved comments from more than forty individuals, including members of the clergy and officials from social service agencies.  Public opinions were split on whether the ordinance, which would make it […]

Annual Mushroom Festival A Big Success

Thirty competitors took part in Saturday’s 27th Annual Osseo Heritage Day and Great Mushroom Hunt.  Hunters were divided into two classes as they vied for prizes and bragging rights in several categories.  In the Master’s Class, which is reserved for past winners of the competition, Team Ritchie was crowned Mushroom Champion–They brought in the largest single Morel,  weighing just shy […]